Women Center Stage – Introduction

I am proud to announce I am an official press partner for Culture Project’s Women Center Stage Festival. For the next week, CareyPurcell.com will feature interviews with the participants of Director’s Weekend, where 10 directors create 15-minute pieces on the … Continue reading


Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead

I left the Seeing Place Theater’s production of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead with my head full of questions. What exactly had happened? What was this play trying to say? And why hadn’t I heard of The Seeing Place Theater … Continue reading


The Comedy of Errors

It’s hard to be outraged when laughing this hard. But the delightfully entertaining production of The Comedy of Errors, currently playing as part of Shakespeare in the Park at the Delacorte Theater, offers just that complicated combination: a thoroughly humorous … Continue reading


Ashley Marinaccio and Brady Amoonclark Talk About “Good Shape”

What would happen if everyone woke up tomorrow and loved the body they were in? That is a good question. And one that is being asked in the upcoming documentary theatre production Good Shape, which will be performed as a … Continue reading


9mm America

Anyone suffering from desensitization regarding gun violence as a result of oversaturation of the media should hurry to the Gene Frankel Theatre, where 9MM America is currently playing. A production of Girl Be Heard, this intimate and personal performance of … Continue reading


Tucker Max on Broadway? An Interview with “I Hope They Serve Beer on Broadway” Director Christopher Carter Sanderson

Tucker Max…on stage. Right. Adapted for the stage by a gay man who doesn’t drink. Right. That was my first thought when I heard about I Hope They Serve Beer on Broadway, the stage adaptation of Tucker Max’s best-selling books … Continue reading


Sexism Onstage and Off: Why I Am Glad “Smash” is Cancelled

I am one of the biggest musical theater geeks in the world, but even I am glad Smash is being cancelled. The NBC drama about putting on a Broadway show, starring Katharine McPhee and Megan Hilty, as well as Debra … Continue reading


Cuff Me: The Fifty Shades of Grey Musical Parody

It’s no secret that I’m not a fan of the Fifty Shades of Grey book series. Having read all three, I wrote a blog post sharing my opinions on the relationship in the book – which I consider to be … Continue reading


The Trip to Bountiful

A trip to the theatre may not feel like a trip to the bountiful for some, but the production of Horton Foote’s play by the same name is certainly a bounty of pleasure. Currently in performances at the Stephen Sondheim … Continue reading


Pippin

I knew I was in for a treat from the first moment of Pippin, when a sexy silhouette of a certain pair of hands appeared, along with a sultry invitation to, “join us.” The revival of this musical, currently in … Continue reading